Filling our void. #FallingPlates

By |June 30th, 2015|

What is it we seek? Happiness ultimately. We are all beautifully and wonderfully made in the image of God, and we are made for happiness with Him. But so often we search for happiness in temporary things that cannot satisfy us.

There is a void in us. The real question is: How will you fill that […]

THE TRUTH ABOUT YOURSELF

By |June 26th, 2015|

Who am I and what will I do with my life? It’s one of the most important questions you can ask yourself. Deep down inside, every human person desires to know who they really are and what they are made for. It’s a question you need to ask but to find the answer it’s necessary […]

The Key to Virtue

By |May 27th, 2015|

Virtue is the middle ground, the happy medium between two extremes. A person who is courageous knows when they must act, and they do so without fear, but with prudence, looking for the good of the other. They are neither a coward nor are they too risky. But there is a key to living virtue, […]

MAGNANIMITY: A BIG HEART, A GREAT SPIRIT

By |May 18th, 2015|

We each have a call within us to do great things. We are awe struck when we see examples of heroes, of those who put their talents, gifts, and lives at the service of others. There is a desire within us all to do great things when we are little. We look for greatness and […]

DREAM OF GREAT THINGS!

By |April 27th, 2015|

Dear young people, do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things!” -Pope Francis
Everyone has talents. Some are more obvious than others. We all need to take time and develop the talents God has given us. And why has He made man capable […]

SHIPS AFLAME: A LESSON IN FIDELITY

By |April 23rd, 2015|

There are various burned ships in the history of the missionaries to the Americas. Who burned the boats? Would you believe that it was the missionaries themselves? Why is it, that once they made it to their destination they felt the need to burn the only transportation across the ocean, back to their homelands, that […]

CONTENTMENT: THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS

By |April 21st, 2015|

It was a beautiful, clear Colorado day. My friends and I loaded the back of a truck with guns and ammunition and drove out to a section of state forest often used as a shooting range by locals. We also brought with us old junk to blow to smithereens, including a TV set and some […]

CONSTANCY: FAITHFULNESS IN THE DAY-TO-DAY

By |April 11th, 2015|

Often times we find ourselves getting off on a great start in our spiritual life after a retreat, a great Confession, a mission trip or some other circumstance in which we had an authentic encounter with Christ. But how long does it all last? A week? Maybe two months at the most? Quickly we find […]

7 Important Reasons to Unplug and Find Space

By |April 6th, 2015|

“We’re born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It’s been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much – if at all.” —Steve Jobs

Technology has some wonderful benefits. I use it almost every day. And I would never, ever argue against the responsible use of it.

However, that being said, it […]

THE FIRST BATTLE OF THE DAY

By |April 2nd, 2015|

First thing in the morning, we are faced with a battle. Our alarm goes off, and we have a choice—we can either hit snooze or get out of bed immediately. I have a confession to make: For most of my life, I have hit the snooze button and dozed off again. Sometimes I have even done this […]